Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Italian nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Italian“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

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Important nouns

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
child bambino
man uomo
woman donna
family famiglia
town / city Città / città
country paese
world mondo
house casa
car auto
street / road Strada / via
shop negozio
door porta
table tavolo
chair sedia
window finestra
newspaper Quotidiano / giornale
book libro
penBiro / penna a sfera
bag borsa
rucksack zaino
happiness felicità
love amore
flower fiore
ball palla
work lavoro
vacation vacanza
passport passaporto
language Lingua
question domanda
answer risposta
beginning / start inizio / avvio
end fine
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